Woodworth Real Estate News
Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Daily Advance
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
4 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
There are a lot of numbers that get bandied about when it comes to Cape Cod housing. One of the most quoted number, and perhaps the most important, has less to do with housing and more to do with what happens when the cost of housing outstrips the ability of people living in an area to pay for it. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
It's a short week in America as everyone takes Monday off to celebrate Memorial Day and enjoy some barbecue with their friends and family. : Economists estimate orders fell by 0.5% in April. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Y 103
The Illinois Association of Realtors' numbers show that single family homes and condominium sales in April were at 12,822, up 6.6% from April 2014 when 12,032 homes were sold. Fifty out of the 102 counties in Illinois reported record sales gains for April 2014 over previous-year numbers, including Macon County, up 19.6% with 116 units sold. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Examiner.com
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1 hr ago | via The Real Deal
A strong dollar means it's time to look for deals abroad, but making international real estate plays also comes with "complications." The number of U.S. buyers searching for homes abroad has increased 30 percent in the last year or so, according to data from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, cited by the Wall Street Journal. Comment?
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